Ith (ithildyn) wrote,

That Dialect Thing

Been meaning to do this for ages...

1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks.

Creek, stream, or brook

2. What the thing you push around the grocery store is called.

Shopping cart, cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in.

Lunch box

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in.

Frying pan or skillet

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people.

Sofa, couch, or chesterfield

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof.


7. The covered area outside a house where people sit in the evening.

Porch, veranda, deck, patio

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverage.

Soda, soda pop, soft drink

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup.


10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself.


11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach.

Trunks, shorts, swimsuit

12. Shoes worn for sports.

Sneakers, tennis shoes, runners, running shoes

13. Putting a room in order.

Hell! Oh, never mind [g] Tidying, straightening, cleaning up

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark.


15. The little insect that curls up into a ball.

Pill bug or potato bug

16. The children's playground equipment where one kid sits on one side and goes up while the other sits on the other side and goes down.

See-Saw or teeter totter

17. How do you eat your pizza?

With my mouth [g]

18. What's it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff?

Garage sale, rummage sale, yard sale.

19. What's the evening meal?

Dinner, supper

20. The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are?


21. What do you call the thing that you can get water out of to drink in public places?

Water fountain

22. If something is diagonally located, where is it in relation to you?


23. What do you call the place where the water comes out of the sink?

Faucet or tap
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